Dwight D. Eisenhower
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"Dwight David" ""Ike"" "Eisenhower" was the List of Presidents of the United States/34th President of the United States from 1953 until 1961. He was a General of the Army (United States)/five-star general in the United States Army during World War II and served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Force/Supreme Commander of the Allies of World War II/Allied Forces in Europe; he had responsibility for planning and supervising the invasion of North Africa in Operation Torch in 1942–43 and the successful Invasion of Normandy/invasion of France and Drive to the Siegfried Line/Germany in 1944–45 from the Western Front (World War II)/Western Front. In 1951, he became the first Supreme Allied Commander Europe/supreme commander of NATO. He was the last U.S. President to have been born in the 19th century.

Eisenhower was of Pennsylvania Dutch ancestry and was raised in a large family in Kansas by parents with a strong religious background. He attended and graduated from The United States Military Academy/West Point and later married and had two sons. After World War II, Eisenhower served as Army Chief of Staff under President Harry S. Truman then assumed the post of President at Columbia University.

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